๐Ÿ˜ผ leave my rocks alone ๐Ÿ’Ž

๐Ÿ‘ฟ a fifteen + pound critter pounced on one of my rock boxes (ย  https://washekoda.blog/2021/10/08/display-box-%f0%9f%9b%a0/) ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  at 2AM (โ„‚๐•ฃ๐•’๐•ค๐•™)

)()(

I got that mess sorted ๐Ÿ˜‰

๐•‹๐•™๐•–๐•Ÿ at 2PM during my nap I awaken to what I thought was was ‘rolling thunder’ โšก๏ธ

It was a Polished agate, missed during the ‘pick up’, being used as a hockey puckย  by Emmy Louย  ๐Ÿ˜ธ

Third stage of (pre polish) silicon carbide, waiting for fourth stage of (polish) aluminum oxide … Lapis Lazuli

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  1. I share your appreciation for the beauty of rocks. Iโ€™ve only polished Petoskey stones from Michiganโ€™s lower peninsula, though.

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    1. Susan: I had to Wikipedia ‘Petoskey’ ๐Ÿ˜‰ Born and raised in Minnesota , Lake Superior and a rock hound of 67 years You educated me ๐•‹๐•™๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•œ ๐•๐• ๐•ฆ I will try to find some on line to ‘tumble-polish’
      โ„๐• ๐•”๐•œ โ„๐• ๐•ฆ๐•Ÿ๐••๐•ค ๐•Ÿ๐•–๐•ง๐•–๐•ฃ ๐••๐•š๐•– ๐•จ๐•– ๐•›๐•ฆ๐•ค๐•ฅ ๐•ค๐•๐• ๐•จ๐•๐•ช โ„™๐•–๐•ฅ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•—๐•ช ~Willy

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    2. Susan: I found 2 pounds of Petoskey, Michigan’s state rock from a dealer in Wyoming. They will ship to me in a few days. I am excited to see how they turn out. Them being mohs hardness of only 3 I will be careful and start on #3 grit โ—๏ธ ~Willy

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  2. I polished the Petoskey stones I have by hand. Finished them off with baby oil. I am particularly fond of them because I picked them up on the shore with my dear friend 20 years ago. Iโ€™ll look for a good report from you.

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